JPMorgan Has Poached a Google Exec For AI Innovation – AI Trends

JPMorgan Chase has hired a senior executive from Google as its new head of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning services. According to a memo obtained exclusively by CNBC, Apoorv Saxena, Google’s head of product management for cloud-based artificial intelligence, will be joining JPMorgan on Aug. 31. In addition…

Vision Systems for Planetary Landers and Drones with Larry Matthies – TWiML Talk #171

Today we’re joined by Larry Matthies, Sr. Research Scientist and head of computer vision in the mobility and robotics division at JPL. Larry joins us on the heels of two presentations at this year’s CVPR conference, the first on Onboard Stereo Vision for Drone Pursuit…

Fluid Data Strategy Needed to Keep Tech Mapped to Business Plan – AI Trends

By Mahesh Lalwani, Vice President, Head of Data & Cognitive Analytics at Mphasis In today’s world, it should no longer be acceptable to have merely adaptive data. To win customers and market share, an organization must do far more and predict which strategy will unlock the…

Conversational AI for the Intelligent Workplace with Gillian McCann – TWiML Talk #167

In this episode I’m joined by Gillian McCann, Head of Cloud Engineering and AI at Workgrid Software.   Workgrid offers an intelligent workplace assistant that integrates with a variety of business tools and systems. In our conversation, which focuses on Workgrid’s use of cloud-based AI…

How to Map Out a Career Path in This Early Stage of AI – AI Trends

By Stephanie Glass, Head of Product Marketing, AI Solutions, Aera Technology Artificial intelligence is already reshaping society as we know it in both business and consumer realms. Early use cases with Alexa, autonomous vehicles and AI-driven supply chains provide just a glimpse of the disruption that…

Artificial Intelligence Moves to Top Corporate Spending Priority – AI Trends

Apple‘s hiring of Google’s former head of search technology and artificial intelligence is the latest sign that AI is becoming a major battleground for tech companies. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become “a top 10 spending priority” for corporate chief information officers, Morgan Stanley…

Missy Cummings Interview – Infrastructure for Autonomous Vehicles

In this episode, I’m joined by Missy Cummings, head of Duke University’s Humans and Autonomy Lab and professor in the department of mechanical engineering. In addition to being an accomplished researcher, Missy also became one of the first female fighter pilots in the US Navy…

Jeff Dean Interview – Systems and Software for Machine Learning at Scale

In this episode I’m joined by Jeff Dean, Google Senior Fellow and head of the company’s deep learning research team Google Brain, who I had a chance to sit down with last week at the Googleplex in Mountain View. As you’ll hear, I was very…